Fahad Waqar

Fahad Waqar

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine; Associate Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship

Medical Sciences Building


COM IM Cardiology B - 0542

Medical Science Building
231 Albert Sabin Way, MLC 0542
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267


Medical Degree, Aga Khan University Karachi, Pakistan,

Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH,

Fellowship, Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Cincinnati, OH,

Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology, Gerald McGinnis Cardiovascular Institute, Allegheny Health Network Pittsburgh, PA,

American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Vascular Medicine, Endovascular

American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

Research and Practice Interests

UC Health Clinical Focus

Internal Medicine


Peer Reviewed Publications

Waqar F, Gerson MC. (2015. )Cardiac sympathetic imaging in the diagnosis of cardiac autonomic neuropathy in pre-diabetes.Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. 2015 Dec;22(6):1269-72, ,

Waqar F, Jamali H, Raza A, Yousaf W. (2012. )Large ulcerated atheroma in descending thoracic aorta fully visualized with 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography. Journal of Hospital Medicine, ,Supplement 2 ,507

Waqar F, Dunlap SH, Gerson MC (2012. )What will be the role of I-123 MIBG in improving the outcome of medically treated heart failure patients?.Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. 2012 Dec;19(6):1198-205, ,

Radwan ZH, Demirci FY, Wang X, Waqar F, Hokanson JE, Hamman RF, Bunker CH, Kammerer CM, Barmada MM, Kamboh MI (2014. )Comprehensive evaluation of the association of APOE genetic variation with plasma lipoprotein traits in U.S. Whites and African Blacks .PLoS One. 2014 Dec 12;9(12):e114618, ,

Li W, Waqar F, Khalil R, Premyslova M, Challis JRG. (2004. )Metalloproteinase (MMP)-9 and Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinase (TIMP)-1 imbalance in human preterm placenta and fetal membranes with chorioamnionitis. Journal of Society of Gynecologic Investigations, ,11 (2 ),220A

Jafary FH, Arham AZ, Waqar F, Raza A, Ahmed H (2008. )Survival of patients receiving fibrinolytic therapy for acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in a developing country - patient characteristics and predictors of mortality .Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis. 2008 Oct;26(2):147-9, ,

Taj F, Tanwir M, Aly Z, Khowajah AA, Tariq A, Syed FK, Waqar F, Shahzada K. (2008. )Factors associated with Non-adherence among Psychiatric patients at a Tertiary Care Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan: a questionnaire based cross-sectional study .Journal of Pakistan Medical Association. 2008 Aug;58(8):432-6, ,

Taj F, Aly Z, Tanwir M, Zafar AM, Sohani AA, Syed F, Tariq A, Waqar F, Shahzada SK (2007. )From syringe to sex: Comparison of high-risk sexual behavior between HIV-positive and HIV-negative injection drug user in Karachi, Pakistan .European Journal of Medical Research, ,12 (IV ),18

Ahmad S, Jamali HK, Waqar F, Harris DM (2016. )Cardiac Tamponade Physiology Secondary to Tense Ascites.Cardiology. 2016 Apr 28;134(4):423-425, ,

Jamali HK, Raza U, Waqar F (2016. )Idiopathic Atrial Fibrillation and Coronary Arteriovenous Fistulae: Is There a Link?.Cardiology. 2016;134:433-435, ,

Waqar F, Jamali HK, Gerson MC (2016. )Role of I-123 MIBG in sepsis-induced cardiomyopathy.Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, ,

Jamali HK, Waqar F, Gerson MC (2016. )Cardiac autonomic innervation .Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, ,

Sanghvi S, Waqar F, Effat M (2019. )Coronary thrombosis in acute pancreatitis.J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2019 Jan;47(1):157-161, ,

Athar MW, Waqar F, Dwivedi AK, Ahmad S, Sanghvi S, Scott E, Khan N, Gerson MC (2019. )Effects of gender and defect reversibility on detection of coronary disease with an upright and supine cadmium-zinc-telluride camera .J Nucl Cardiol. 2019 Sep 5, ,

Professional Affiliation

Fellow, American College of Physicians

Member, American Society of Human Genetics

Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Member, American Society of Vascular Medicine

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Science Building
231 Albert Sabin Way, MLC 0542
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45267